Adam Miller
Video Producer

Adam is part of the Creative Arts team, where he creates original video and works closely with the team on the branding of our series. He also provides media support to other ministry areas.

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Adam Miller
Video Producer
Alli Casey
Hospitality Coordinator/Asst. Worship Leader

Alli is a part of the Worship Arts team and creates an inviting environment for guests to worship at the Cape Campus while assisting Jordan in leading weekend worship.

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Alli Casey
Hospitality Coordinator/Asst. Worship Leader
Blaine Brunkhorst
Student Ministry Director

Blaine leads and develops groups of volunteers to provide weekly gatherings for Jr High and Sr High students. In addition, he oversees all teaching and discipleship for Student Ministries.

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Blaine Brunkhorst
Student Ministry Director
Brett Cheek
Spiritual Formation & Teaching Pastor

Brett is responsible for a significant amount of teaching on the weekends, as well as providing leadership to the Spiritual Formation team.

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Brett Cheek
Spiritual Formation & Teaching Pastor
Brittney Crossett
Children's Ministry Director

Brittney leads the Children’s Ministry Team and works to infuse the vision of La Croix into everything that happens in the Reign Forest. Brittney is also a catalyst for helping to equip parents to be the spiritual leaders of their home.

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Brittney Crossett
Children's Ministry Director
Brock Thornsbrough
Benton Campus Pastor

Brock gives pastoral leadership to the Benton Campus.

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Brock Thornsbrough
Benton Campus Pastor
Casey Mehner
Spiritual Formation Assistant

Casey provides administrative support to the Spiritual Formation team & provides assistance with operations of the main office. 

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Casey Mehner
Spiritual Formation Assistant
Christopher Bonner
Video Producer

Christopher is part of the Creative Arts team, where he creates original video and works closely with the team on the branding of our series. He also provides media support to other ministry areas.

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Christopher Bonner
Video Producer
Cindy Walton
Communications Project Manager

As a part of the Communication Team, Cindy oversees the communication request process from start to finish for all ministry areas.

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Cindy Walton
Communications Project Manager
Clinton Walker
Benton Worship Leader

Clinton is the primary weekend worship leader at the Benton campus.

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Clinton Walker
Benton Worship Leader
Collin Smith
Graphic Artist

Collin is part of the Creative Arts team where he creates original graphic content for media and communication needs.

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Collin Smith
Graphic Artist
Cooper McKelvey
Executive Director of Finance and Operations

Cooper is responsible for providing executive leadership for all finances and operations of La Croix Church. 

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Cooper McKelvey
Executive Director of Finance and Operations
Daniel Seabaugh
Adult Discipleship Pastor

Daniel is part of the Spiritual Formation team, where he is responsible for overseeing the discipleship ministries that move adults toward being wholehearted followers of Jesus.  

 

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Daniel Seabaugh
Adult Discipleship Pastor
Dave Pfanstiel
Weekend Director

Dave is responsible for all of the components of the weekend worship experience, along with any other events that take place in the worship center. He is also responsible for the development of the teams who make the weekends happen.

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Dave Pfanstiel
Weekend Director
Drew Wilson
Elementary Coordinator

Drew is responsible for weekend programming in the Elementary area of the Reign Forest, including inviting, equipping and empowering Ministry Partners for this area. 

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Drew Wilson
Elementary Coordinator
Jane Kurre
Accounting & Finance Manager

Jane is responsible for all accounts receivables and payables. She also assists the Communications Team in writing/proofing and implementing content.

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Jane Kurre
Accounting & Finance Manager
Jeffrey Waters
Ignite Pastor

Jeffrey works with college age persons to help them grow in this crucial time of their lives. The college ministry is called Ignite and is primarily on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University.

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Jeffrey Waters
Ignite Pastor
Jen McBride
Graphic Artist

Jen is part of the Creative Arts team where she creates original graphic content for media and communication needs.

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Jen McBride
Graphic Artist
Jordan Copeland
Worship Arts Director

Jordan leads the Worship Arts team and is the primary worship leader at the Cape Campus each weekend. He is also responsible for the development of leaders and teams to lead worship on the weekend and in various other environments.

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Jordan Copeland
Worship Arts Director
Josh Reeves
Creative Arts Director

Josh gives leadership to the Creative Arts team and is responsible for their development and growth.

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Josh Reeves
Creative Arts Director
Katie Dains
Early Childhood Coordinator

Katie works with Children’s Ministry, and is primarily responsible for weekend programming for ages birth thru pre school in the Reign Forest.

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Katie Dains
Early Childhood Coordinator
Kim Holman
Discipleship Pastor

As part of the Spiritual Formation team, Kim works closely with small group leaders to put systems in place that will further growth. She is also working with the SF team to develop a new discipleship system.

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Kim Holman
Discipleship Pastor
Megan Francis
Multi-Department Administrative Assistant

Megan provides support for Children’s Ministry, Student Ministry, Benton Campus and Ignite College Ministry. 

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Megan Francis
Multi-Department Administrative Assistant
Nick Pupek
Communication Coordinator

Nick collaborates with all teams in writing and proofing materials for internal and external communication for La Croix. He also assists with media planning and provides support to the Media Arts team.

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Nick Pupek
Communication Coordinator
Patti Whittington
Executive Assistant to Ron Watts

Patti provides administrative support to the Senior Pastor.

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Patti Whittington
Executive Assistant to Ron Watts
Paul Smollen
Technical Director

Paul is responsible for overseeing the purchase, install and maintenance of all technical equipment for all La Croix facilities.

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Paul Smollen
Technical Director
Ron Watts
Senior Pastor

Ron is the founding pastor of La Croix. His role is to give direction to the spiritual life of the church and is the primary teacher on the weekend.

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Ron Watts
Senior Pastor
Ruth Ann Orr
Missions Director

Ruth Ann provides leadership to the Missions Operations Team and is a liaison between La Croix and their many mission partners.

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Ruth Ann Orr
Missions Director
Sarah Declue
Connections Director

Sarah helps individuals connect to Jesus through the La Croix community.

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Sarah Declue
Connections Director
Sharon Ford
Administrative Assistant

Sharon serves as support to the Spiritual Formation team and helps with any needs they may have in carrying out their responsibilities.

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Sharon Ford
Administrative Assistant
Teresa Ruppel
Spiritual Formation and Care Coordinator

Teresa is part of the Spiritual Formation team, where she is responsible for providing support and managing team logistics. She also provides leadership to the Care Ministries at La Croix Church. 

 

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Teresa Ruppel
Spiritual Formation and Care Coordinator
Tierney Stuart
Student Ministry Coordinator

Tierney oversees our weekly student gatherings and is responsible for building relationships with junior high and high school students. 

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Tierney Stuart
Student Ministry Coordinator
Wayne Shockley
Facilities Manager

Wayne works hard at making great facilities even greater. He is in charge of all of our buildings, (Cape Campus, Benton Campus, Ignite House and The Bridge) inside and out.

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Wayne Shockley
Facilities Manager